Mombasa prostitution documentary nominated for Africa Magic awards


A documentary  ‘The flesh business’ which talks about underage prostitution  in  Mombasa and the Coast region has been nominated for the Africa Magic viewers choice awards.

The documentary created by Dennis Maina is among the 9  nominations Kenya has bagged at the awards set to take place later in the year.

Popular actress Nyce  Wanjeri popularly known as Shiru in local comical drama Auntie boss has been nominated as the best actress in a TV and movies series for her role in the comical tv series.

Shiru has been nominated alongside Nollywood big wigs Rita Dominic, Queen Nwokoye and Adesua Etomi.

The highest Kenyan nominee is the film 18 hours which bagged 5 nominations among them Best Movie in East Africa, Best Overall Movie, Best Writer, Best Sound Track and Best Picture.

Kenyan Superhero film Super modo has been nominated under Best Indigenous Language movie or TV series category.

Supa Modo is set to battle it out against Alfred Mutua’s KERU tv series, Tanzanian Movies T-junction and Mkaza mwana and Petu na Garu.

Sarika Lakhemi who is the created the film is a popular name in the Africa Magic viewers choice awards as he is the current holder of the Best East African film for the  2017 awards that were held in Eko Suites hotel in Nigeria.

Voting for the nominees opened on Saturday evening and is expected to wind up on 24th August.

The announcement of the nominees took place on Saturday and was broadcast on all Africa magic TV stations.